Ahren Bailey argues that Nirvana were feminists

Nirvana were a grunge band formed in Seattle in the late 1980s, with frontman Kurt Cobain, bassist Krist Novoselic and drummer Dave Grohl. They are known for kickstarting the “grunge genre” and their metal, indie and punk influences brought grunge into the mainstream. Their first album that included Dave Grohl on the drums was called […]

Talvin Gill asks whether cargo ships are damaging the environment?

Are Cargo Ships killing the Earth? Is the world changing at a reckless and destructive rate? A study from Conservation international shows that the carbon dioxide concentration of our atmosphere is the highest it has been for three million years proving that climate change is an undergoing threat to our society. This petrifying figure is […]

Freddie Pacey blogs about The First Triumvirate.

The First Triumvirate Gaius Julius Caesar, Gnaius Pompeius Magnus and Marcus Lucinius Crassus or, as they are more aptly known: Caesar, Pompey and Crassus. These three men complete the first triumvirate in Roman History. All three of these men were wealthy, powerful and ruthlessly ambitious. Like many famous alliances it was through discourse that these […]

Zak Ellis explains the bane of Brexit: The Backstop…

The Bane of Brexit, the Backstop… Throughout the duration of the Brexit campaign any news story or article has found the term ‘Backstop’ unavoidable, and with good reason. When or if Brexit is delivered, this 310 -mile Irish border will be the singular land border between the UK and the rest of the EU.    […]

Chloe Smyth thinks that we need to talk about Putin.

We Need to Talk About Putin: Book Review By Chloe Smyth, Year 12.   Upon researching more into Russia’s politics, I came across a book written by Mark Galeotti, a professor of politics and international relations who has taught and continues to teach in Russia, Prague and in New York. Notorious for his knowledge on […]

Charlotte Wren blogs about the #Metoo movement.

Who here feels as if they are directly affected by the MeToo movement? I’m guessing not many of you. It’s just something we see on social media and on the news, but we never really feel the direct effect of, especially living in our little Stamford bubble. What you may not realise, though, is that […]

SES A level Chemists blog about competing at the University of Nottingham

Chemistry Analyst Competition – Tuesday 15th January University of Nottingham   On 15th January 2019, six Chemistry students from SES travelled to the University of Nottingham to take part in the regional round of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Schools Analyst Competition. This is an annual event where teams of three Year 12 students are […]

1st XI beat Leys 12-0 in home fixture.

In the second Saturday fixture of the season the first xi met the Leys school in a home fixture. The boys played superb hockey going into half time 10-0 and going on to win 12-0. This continued a good start to the season with great passion and desire to win and keep improving shown both […]